Easy, Non Toxic, DIY Holiday Scent Gifts: Room Spray & Sachet

 
 Photo by Pam Muhart

Photo by Pam Muhart

 

What's better than gifting something you made with your hands? We made some non toxic holiday gifts that you would be proud to give your loved ones this season. 

We teamed up with Aura Cacia to make holiday scent gifts that don't contain any nasty synthetic fragrance. The ingredient "fragrance" can contain an average of 14 chemicals that aren't listed on the label, and in most cases, 80% of those chemicals haven't been tested for human safety. 

Around this time of year, there are a MANY sprays and air fresheners and parfums with "holiday" scents. Cinnamon! Peppermint! Pine! All the good smells, but most are made from synthetic fragrance. We prefer to use the more natural and safer alternative, essential oils (but make sure you use them correctly.) 

Since everyone couldn't make to our Los Angeles-based workshop, we wanted to give you the recipes of our non toxic holiday gifts!

Non Toxic Holiday Sachets

 
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup dried orange peel
  • 1/8 cup dried lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons dried ginger root
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (broken into 4 pieces)
  • 3 drops clove essential oil (organic if possible)
  • 2 drops orange essential oil (organic if possible)
  • 1-2 drops cinnamon bark essential oil (organic if possible)

Directions

  • Combine ingredients in a bowl
  • Add essential oils
  • Mix with hands or tongs
  • Decorate your bag with stamps (if you want)
  • Pour mixture into bag
  • Close bag and enjoy!
  • Place in drawers or stinky areas in your home

Photos: Pam Muhart

Non Toxic Holiday Room Sprays

Ingredients

  • 6 drops sweet orange essential oils
  • 5 drops lavender essential oils
  • 4 drops peppermint essential oils
  • 3 drops pine essential oils
  • 2 oz glass diffuser bottle
  • 2 oz water

Directions

  • Fill diffuser with 2 oz of water
  • Add essential oils
  • Spray to enjoy!
  • Add essentials oils to refresh when necessary.

If you're in Los Angeles and you want to sign up for our workshops in December, go here, or text 'nontoxic' to 51555 to RSVP!